Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark

    Visiting Information

    • 6568 Toolesboro Ave.
      Wapello, IA 52653

    • Grounds Open sunrise to sunset - Visitor Center Closed.

      Visitor Center hours:

      Memorial Day – Labor Day
      Wednesday – Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

      Labor Day – October 31
      Saturday 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • Free Admission

      Group tours welcome. Please schedule in advance with:

      Louisa County Conservation Board
      12635 Cty Rd. G56, Suite 101
      Wapello, IA 52653
      (319) 523-8381

    Travel the grounds of these burial mounds dating from 200 B.C. to 300 A.D. They include some of the best-preserved and accessible remnants of Iowa’s Hopewell culture, a Middle Woodland people who hunted, gathered and gardened.

    Explore the prairie demonstration plot and the visitor center exhibits of this National Historic Landmark and State Archeological Preserve.